Monthly Archives: September 2014

Roadmap for Sustainable Excellence

Dear Members of the Yeshiva University Community, As we begin a new Jewish and academic year at Yeshiva University, we simultaneously embark on the next chapter in YU’s remarkable history. These are exciting times for this unique and wonderful university and I want to share with you our progress to date in assuring YU’s well-being,

Making His Mark

YU Benefactor Abe Naymark Leaves Lasting Legacy at Sy Syms School of Business Abraham “Abe” Naymark was a self-made multimillionaire, but one would never know it. Low key and unpretentious until his passing last January, Naymark was also a shrewd businessman and a tough negotiator—traits that helped him achieve a small fortune in his lifetime.

Exploring The American And Talmudic Legal Process

Straus Center and Honors Program Event Provides Practical Comparison of American and Talmudic Law Why do appellate courts exist? What role do fellow judges play in the decision-making process? What is the most difficult legal case you have ever decided? These were all questions posed to both Judge Joseph Greenaway and Rabbi Yona Reiss at an

Central’s Israel Guidance Program Honors Beloved Educator

YU High School for Girls Renames Program Dedicated in Memory of Joy Rochwarger Balsam z”l Samuel H. Wang Yeshiva University High School for Girls (Central) recently dedicated their Israel guidance program in memory of Joy Rochwarger Balsam, a beloved teacher who touched the lives of hundreds of students in Israel and the United States. The

Employee Appreciation Day

Staff Recognized for Their Contributions and Dedication at Annual Human Resources Barbecue On Wednesday, September 10, the Human Resources Department presented Staff Appreciation Day on Yeshiva University’s Wilf Campus. Hundreds of faculty and staff participated in the annual barbecue lunch that recognizes University employees for all of their contributions. Appreciation Day for employees on the Israel Henry Beren

CJF Presents Month-Long Kollel Yom Rishon Series

YU Scholars to Offer “Perspectives on Teshuva And The Yamim Noraim” Throughout September Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future launched its Kollel Yom Rishon continuing adult education programming on Sunday, September 7, with lectures from Rabbi Meir Goldwicht, Joel and Maria Finkle Visiting Israeli Rosh Yeshiva at YU-affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS), and

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